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Nowakowski, Jeri Ridings – Journal of MultiDisciplinary Evaluation, 2011
This article presents an interview with Ralph Tyler. This interview will be of interest to those entering the field of education as well as for those who have made their home within the field for some time now. In the interview, Dr. Tyler discusses work in education and educational evaluation that spans over a half a century. He describes issues…
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Interviews, Educational Research, Profiles
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Wang, Victor C. X.; Parker, Judith – International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, 2011
This article addresses the traditional instructional leadership (characterized with Tyler's four questions; teachers prescribe a curriculum; learners assume a submissive role of following instructors) in comparison with the andragogical or innovative instructional leadership. As more and more scholars cast their doubt on this particular…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Instructional Leadership, Instructional Innovation, Andragogy
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Doll, William E. – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2008
This paper has two main foci: (1) the history of curriculum design, and (2) implications from the new sciences of chaos and complexity for the development of new forms of curriculum design and teaching implementation. Regarding the first focus, the paper posits that there exist--to use Wittgenstein's phrase--"family resemblances" between Peter…
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Instruction, Systems Approach, Educational Philosophy
Jacobsen, Rebecca; Rothstein, Richard – Economic Policy Institute, 2014
In this commentary the authors open with the assertion that contemporary education policy, whatever else it may or may not have accomplished, has narrowed the school curriculum by holding schools accountable primarily for their student scores in math and reading. They pursue this argument by pointing out that in surveys, the American public,…
Descriptors: Educational History, National Competency Tests, Accountability, Scores
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Tyrrell, Ronald W. – School Review, 1974
Article described the educational contributions made by Ralph Tyler in the 1920s and 1930s. (RK)
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Development, Educational Objectives
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Kiester, Edwin, Jr. – Change, 1978
For more than 55 years Ralph Tyler's energy and intelligence have gone into helping educators do a better job. His accomplishments and outlook for the future are described. (LBH)
Descriptors: Administrator Characteristics, Biographies, College Role, Educational Needs
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Finder, Morris – Curriculum Theory Network, 1970
Agrees with Ralph Tyler that instructional intent can and should be precise to the extent that some desired behavioral objectives can be defined. (DE)
Descriptors: Curriculum, Educational Objectives, Educational Theories, Goal Orientation
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Ridky, Robert W.; Stoever, Edward C., Jr. – Journal of Geological Education, 1978
The development of the Crustal Evolution Education Project (CEEP) is discussed from a historical perspective. John Dewey's Laboratory School and Ralph Tyler's Rationale are included. (MA)
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Earth Science, Educational History
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Carswell, Evelyn M.; Roubinek, Darrell L. – Educational Leadership, 1977
Argues against the value of Ralph Tyler's rationale for curriculum development and presents an alternative approach that emphasizes learner participation. (JG)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Models, Student Participation
Schultz, Brian D., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2010
This book embraces the idea of listening to and learning from students. Although many educational theorists have long argued that incorporating children's perspectives about teaching and curriculum has the potential for increasing students' interest and participation in learning, their radical perspectives are still ignored or dismissed in theory…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Teaching (Occupation), School Activities, Educational Research
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Dwight, Jim; Garrison, Jim – Teachers College Record, 2003
Calls for digital technology in education to embrace forms of pedagogy appropriate for hypertext, challenging western metaphysics and relying on the philosophy of John Dewey to propose an alternative. The paper reviews dominant models of curriculum, especially Ralph Tyler's, revealing their concealed metaphysical assumptions; shows that the…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Hypermedia
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Westbury, Ian – Curriculum Inquiry, 2005
This article explores the place of Ralph Tyler and Joseph Schwab in the history of curriculum studies, and educational theory more broadly. I argue that most analyses of both Schwab's and Tyler's work are built not on their own life-projects and writings, but developed from blinkered readings of a narrow range of their writings selected to meet…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Research, Educational Theories, Educational History
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Coates, Patricia – Music Educators Journal, 1983
The ideas of three curriculum theorists (John I. Goodlad, Ralph Tyler, and Elliot Eisner) offer a rich source for the development of rationales that can establish music education as an indispensable part of the curriculum. (AM)
Descriptors: Aesthetic Education, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Music Education
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Contemporary Education, 1983
Excerpts from an interview with Dr. Ralph Tyler are presented. Topics touched upon include educational theory and curriculum development, improving educational quality, multicultural education, computers, and the curriculum of the future. (PP)
Descriptors: Computer Literacy, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Improvement
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Nowakowski, Jeri Ridings – Educational Leadership, 1983
Ralph Tyler answers questions about his work in educational evaluation during the past 50 years and identifies the major problems in education today as educating disadvantaged children, improving the transition of youth into constructive adult life, and rebuilding the total educational environment for children. (MLF)
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Educational Quality, Educational Testing, Elementary Secondary Education
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